getMODIS: Utility package for creating or updating a local user-defined subsets of the global MODIS grid data online archive. Pre-processing functionalities for MODIS grid data using MODIS Reporjection Tool (MRT)
Version 0.2-17

Functions for selective download from the global MODIS-ftp data pool (''). Simple parameters are defining: MODIS-PRODUCT, COLLECTION, AREA and PERIOD. The functions (1) create a local archive if it is not existing, (2) check if requested files are already stored in the local archive, (3) download missing file(s) including metafile(s). Pre-processing capabilities of MRT (

Package details

AuthorMatteo Mattiuzzi with contibutions from Anja Klisch. Institute of Surveying, Remote Sensing and Land Information (IVFL), BOKU Vienna
MaintainerMatteo Mattiuzzi <>
LicenseGPL (>=3)
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Installation Install the latest version of this package by entering the following in R:
install.packages("getMODIS", repos="")

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getMODIS documentation built on May 31, 2017, 2:20 a.m.